Medical Malpractice Litigation Paralegal at Wilson Elser

Wilson Elser


Entry Level

White Plains, NY, USA

Not defined

07 Jul → 06 Aug

Job Description

Wilson Elser's White Plains office is seeking a Medical Malpractice Litigation Paralegal to support our exceptional team with an active and expanding practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, independent, and self-starting recent college graduate or legal professional looking to advance his or her career while working in a rewarding and team oriented environment.

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Job Responsibilities

  • Pulling case law cited in briefs
  • Conducting legal research using Westlaw / LexisNexis
  • Assembling motions and other pleadings (including assembling of exhibits, transcripts and other pertinent documents)
  • Drafting standard pleadings (answers, RJIs, bills of particulars, etc)
  • Drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc)
  • Assist with medical record retrieval and document management.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree; paralegal certificate preferred

  • 1 - 3 years general litigation experience, with both State and Federal courts preferred

  • Experience with Medical Malpractice defense strongly preferred

  • Experience with Nursing Home cases is a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment

Benefits/What We offer

  • Generous PTO plan

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities

  • Corporate Discount Plans

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